Category: Niagara

Canadian Wine Trends 2021: Ontario and BC Wine Region Interest

BC and Ontario red and white wines

This is my final article on Canadian Wine Trends 2021, where I will cover Canadian interest in Ontario and BC wines.  Not that this is a competition between these two provinces.  I am curious to see how much interest there…

Windrush Estate’s 2019 Jonathan Boyle Classic Cabernet Franc

Windrush Estate's 2019 Jonathan Boyle Classic Cabernet Franc

Windrush Estate’s 2019 Jonathan Boyle Classic Cabernet Franc (ON $39.95 from the winery) Happy Wine Wednesday friends. I’ve been craving a Cab Franc lately – now I don’t know if that’s  @kristys_winetravels or @cabfrancchronicles’s doing – but whatever it was, I’m happy to…

Have You Tried Ontario’s Rosewood Estates Winery Cool Hand Sauvignon Blanc 2017?

Rosewood Estates Winery Cool Hand Sauvignon Blanc 2017

Rosewood Estates Winery Cool Hand Sauvignon Blanc 2017 (ON $35) Who says Sauvignon Blanc is for summers only? Very recently, I enjoyed a stellar Ontario SB with a delightful hubby-cooked dinner (Isn’t food so much tastier when you don’t cook…

Pairing Cheese with a BC Red and Ontario White VQA Wine

Gold Hill Syrah 2016 and Thirty Bench Small Lot Riesling, Wood Post Vineyard, 2015 wines paired with Cantonnier, Cheddar and Cendre de Lune cheeses

Wine and cheese pairings are great for holiday entertaining and when you want to enjoy by yourself. Today I have two VQA wines, one from BC, and one from Ontario, that I am pairing with a limited edition collectable box…

Ontario Wine Makers Harvest 2020 Interview – COVID Edition

Tim Charisse, Kelly Mason, and Keith Tyers Ontario winemakers

This is my third year interviewing winemakers in Ontario about their latest grape harvest and wine production.  To get a more complete picture of the harvest I asked the following questions to three winemakers in three different grape growing regions…

My Interview with Steve Latchford, Winemaker, Okanagan Crush Pad, at VanWineFest 2020

Karl MyWinePal with Steve Latchford from OCP

You may not realize it but winemakers tend to travel across Canada and the world to make wines.  In BC we do have winemakers from here, but there are many from New Zealand and also from the Niagara region in…